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You can set up a companion spindle with our Horizontal Spindle Arm Mount for milling in the XZ (G18) or YZ (G19) plane. This can be a great technique for doing light milling on the end of a very long workpiece. In this episode of Tormach Fab Lab, Mike C. ... More
Tormach is now offering engineering workstations for CAD and CAM work. The computer workstations are the same as our engineers and technicians use in house, so we can assure compatibility with the software we use which includes Solidworks, IronCAD, SprutCAM, and a few others. We get a lot of questions about ... More
SprutCAM 8 for PCNC is now available for purchase or upgrade on our e-store. Here's what you need to know if you're considering upgrading (FAQ). So what's new? SprutCAM 8 replaces SprutCAM 7, which had initial release in Fall 2010. For PCNC owners, here are the new feature highlights for 3-axis and ... More
Series 3 Upgrades are here! Series 3 Upgrade kits for PCNC 1100 mills are now available for sale. The kits include 3 polyphase motors, 3 Leadshine microstepping drivers, machine control card, and busboard. Make sure to select the correct kit for your serial number -machines numbered 1-999 require additional mounting brackets. ... More
20-Sided Machining What's an Icosahedron? Tormach PCNC 770 Owner Chris Moller recently programmed a 20-sided part to cut on his 4th Axis with SprutCAM. Here's some video he shared with us. He's using an ER20 TTS tool holder held in a 5C collet adapter to deal with some tool clearance issues ... More